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direct evidence

evidence of a witness who testifies to the truth of the fact to be proved (contrasted with circumstantial evidence). Unabridged
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  • Archaeologists have found little direct evidence of confrontation between the two peoples.
  • There is, moreover, direct evidence that infections and parasites affect cognition.
  • And traces of fire are easily wiped out, so the lack of direct evidence for them is no surprise.
  • Researchers have uncovered the oldest direct evidence of spiderwebs.
  • There is no direct evidence that there is such a thing as an expanding spacetime continuum in which matter is embedded.
  • But colliders have failed to turn up direct evidence of the super particles predicted by the theory.
  • Please point out the specific statements in the article that you have actual direct evidence to disprove.
  • Perhaps this is why dark matter and dark energy are commonly presumed to exist despite there being no direct evidence for it.
  • But there is no direct evidence that warming is destructive.
  • To our knowledge this is the first direct evidence that nicotine modulates allergic responses.
British Dictionary definitions for direct evidence

direct evidence

(law) evidence, usually the testimony of a witness, directly relating to the fact in dispute Compare circumstantial evidence
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